Galaxy NGC 5256 Galaxy in Ursa Major Constellation
Size: 1.2' x 1.1'
Also known as 1ZW 67, CGCG 246-21, IRAS 13362+4831, KCPG 388A, MCG 8-25-31, Mrk 266, PGC 48192, UGC 8632
Credit: NASA, ESA, the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)-ESA/Hubble Collaboration and A. Evans (University of Virginia, Charlottesville/NRAO/Stony Brook University)
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